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Health Services Administration / Management Programs Online and On Campus

Health Services Administration Associate in Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)
Health Services Management Bachelor of Business Administration Degree (B.B.A.)

Learn to manage the business of health with a degree in Health Services Management from Berkeley College.

The healthcare field is one of the fastest-growing industries. Berkeley College offers degree programs to prepare students with the important business and technology skills needed for positions in administration, management, and more. A range of curricula explores the operations and challenges of various types and sizes of organizations delivering and supporting health services. Graduates may pursue positions with hospitals, physicians’ offices, clinics, rehabilitation centers, long-term care facilities, and numerous other types of healthcare-related facilities.

Faculty members in this program are selected for both academic excellence and relevant professional experience in healthcare administration and management. They combine firsthand knowledge and know-how with classroom instruction to help prepare students to enter this in-demand field.

Berkeley's Health Services degree program is offered at the following locations:

Student Testimonial

“I came to Berkeley College from South Africa. Everyone was very helpful with the transition to living in the United States and now I’m even involved in Student Government. I love how the professors share firsthand experiences to prepare us for our careers.”

-Shelley Wilson, Health Services Management Student

Shelley Wilson

Here’s what sets the Berkeley College Health Services Management program apart:

  • You’ll focus on the structure and dynamics of the healthcare industry, while exploring the role and contributions of hospitals, rehabilitation centers, long-term care facilities, and practitioners
  • You’ll have opportunities for interactions with healthcare providers and private and governmental funding agencies
  • You’ll learn the technology and specialized software to collect, process, and use information essential to the industry and its clients
  • You’ll develop skills in critical thinking and problem solving skills, as well as effective oral and written communication
  • You may have the opportunity to participate in an internship or job-related assignment for a valuable learning experience
  • You’ll be able to seamlessly transition between Associate’s and Bachelor’s degrees


iacbe candidate logoBerkeley College has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. A.A.S., Health Services Administration and B.B.A., Health Services Management are accredited by IACBE.

Potential Careers in Health Services Management:

Graduates of the Berkeley College Health Services Management program pursue such positions as:

  • Healthcare Paralegal
  • Nursing Home Administrator
  • Practice Office Manager

Want to learn more about Berkeley's Health Services Management program?

You’ll find additional information in our Catalog, including the different degrees offered, descriptions of the courses you’ll take, the department faculty, and much more. You can always live chat or contact us with questions.

Frequently Asked Questions: Health Services

Berkeley College offers degree programs in Health Services Administration and Health Services Management to prepare students with the important business and technology skills needed for positions in administration, management, and more. A range of curricula explores the operations and challenges of various types and sizes of organizations delivering and supporting health services.

Benefits of the Health Services programs include:

  • Curricula that focus on the structure and dynamics of the healthcare industry
  • An exploration of the role and contributions of hospitals, rehabilitation centers, long-term care facilities, and practitioners
  • Opportunities for student interactions with healthcare providers and private and governmental funding agencies
  • An emphasis on technology and specialized software to collect, process, and use information essential to the industry and its clients
  • The development of critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, as well as the ability to produce and present effective oral and written forms of communication
  • Many Berkeley College programs include an internship, job-related assignment, or practicum for a valuable learning experience
  • A seamless transition between Associate’s and Bachelor’s degrees

The College considers students for admission to degree and certificate programs on the basis of future potential, the motivation and interest to succeed in a chosen profession, and past academic achievement.

Graduation from high school or the equivalent is a basic requirement for admission to degree and certificate programs. In evaluating candidates, the Committee on Admissions takes into consideration your individual interests, your motivation to succeed in a chosen profession, and prior academic achievement. Basic requirements for admission include graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent and an entrance exam or SAT/ACT scores. Applicants to the School of Health Studies, Business Data Science program, and National Security program have additional requirements. Documentation of successful completion of high school or the equivalent must be submitted to the College prior to starting classes. 

A personal interview is strongly recommended. Applicants are encouraged to contact the Director of Admissions at the campus of their choice to arrange for an appointment with an Admissions Associate. For further information, students may also call the College at 866-317-6087 ext. WC1 or email info@BerkeleyCollege.edu.

Since Berkeley maintains a rolling admissions policy, students are encouraged to apply as early as possible. The Committee on Admissions notifies applicants of a decision as soon as all credentials have been evaluated.

For further questions about the enrollment process, call Admissions to schedule an appointment with an associate.

The following are typical tasks performed by health services managers:

  • Work to improve efficiency and quality in delivering healthcare services
  • Keep current on new laws and regulations to make sure employer is in compliance
  • Supervise assistant administrators in facilities that are large enough to need them
  • Create work schedules

Facilities that employ Medical and Health Services Managers often include:

  • Hospitals; state, local, and private
  • Offices of physicians
  • Nursing and residential care facilities
  • Government
  • Outpatient care centers

The following are typical tasks performed by health information technicians or administrators:

  • Review patient records for timeliness, completeness, accuracy, and appropriateness of data
  • Organize and maintain data for clinical databases and registries
  • Track patient outcomes for quality assessment
  • Electronically record data for collection, storage, analysis, retrieval, and reporting

Facilities that employ Health Information Technicians often include:

  • Hospitals; state, local, and private
  • Physician offices
  • Administrative and support services
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services
  • Nursing care facilities (skilled nursing facilities)

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